IoT IMPACT
2019 SPEAKERS

KEYNOTE SPEAKERS

 Angela Coble

Angela Coble

Johnson & Johnson

Business Technology Leader – Director | Co-Chair Women's Leadership & Inclusion for Australia & New Zealand

Session Title: Importance of ensuring stakeholders understand the difference between Security, Safety and Privacy

Angela Coble is a senior ICT leader and internationally published author, with experience in healthcare, utilities and finance. Ange is passionate about using technology to improve wellness in the community by powering preventative, remote and pre- and post-operative in home care solutions. Her more than 20 years of leadership experience include senior positions within the Medical Devices Healthcare industry in Security and Technology and Electricity Supply industry, including Group Manager Business Planning Infrastructure Operations for NSW. Ange has an MBA from USQ, and a Bachelor of Business from USQ. She gained her Certification as an Information Security Manager from ISACA and qualified in Information Security Risk Management at the SANS institute. Ange holds qualifications across various domains, has embarked on her PhD (leadership in tech & impact of Women in tech) and is an Advisory Board Member with CEC (IDG company), regularly contributes to publications and events such as CeBIT, Women InTech and emerging technology start-up advisory’s.

 Frank Zeichner

Frank Zeichner

IoTAA

CEO

Welcome Address

As co-founder of the IoT Alliance Australia, Frank drove the establishment of the Alliance, enlisting and engaging stakeholders across a wide spectrum. Frank has worked in the telecommunications industry, in Australia and overseas, for the last 33 years. Frank is a member of the Knowledge Economy Institute, based at UTS, the Australian Computer Society Data Taskforce, runs the Digital Technology Advisory, Creator Tech, and is an active member of the board of Telsoc.

 Gavin Smith

Gavin Smith

Bosch Australia

President

Welcome Address

Gavin Smith joined Bosch Australia in 1990 following 10 years in various Information Technology roles at a number of well-known Multinationals in Australia and New Zealand. After a successful two years in Germany as part of Bosch’s Automotive Original Equipment Sales team, Gavin held a number of senior leadership positions in the company’s Australian business including Regional President of the Powertrain Division from 2003 and Regional President of the Vehicle Safety Systems Division from 2008.In 2011, Gavin was promoted to the position of President and Chairman of the local subsidiary Robert Bosch Australia. He was the first non expatriate to be appointed to this role.In addition to his Bosch roles Gavin is the Chair of the Internet of Things Alliance Australia (IoTAA), the peak body for organisations involved in realising the potential of IoT for Australia. He is a Director of The Yield, an Agriculture Technology company in which Bosch has a strategic stake,, a Director of Alkane Resources (ALK), a listed gold and rare earths company, and is an industry advisor to the CSIRO, Monash University, and The Queensland University it Technology,Gavin holds a bachelor of commerce degree from the University of Otago, New Zealand and an MBA from Monash University. Gavin is a passionate advocate for reducing homelessness and for sparking children’s enthusiasm for STEM , dedicating time to both.

The Hon. Victor Dominello

The Hon. Victor Dominello

NSW Government

Minister for Customer Service

Government Address - IoT Policy Framework Announcement

Victor Dominello was elected as Member for Ryde at a by-election in October 2008. He was made a Minister following the 2011 State Election. Victor Dominello is a senior Minister in the Berejiklian Government and has held various portfolios over 8 years including Aboriginal Affairs, Better Regulation and Finance.He has been appointed the inaugural Minister for Customer Service. The first of its kind in the country, this ministry aims to put the customer and citizen first in the design of all government services. Victor firmly believes that the adoption of data, digital innovation and technology is integral in modern policy design and delivery of public services. Digital design has been a key pillar of the various policy reforms and initiatives which he has led.

 Charlie Isaacs

Charlie Isaacs

Salesforce

CTO for Customer Connection

Incubating companies into the world of IoT

Charlie Isaacs has a track record of R&D leadership, starting with GTE (eventually became Verizon), where he served as Vice President of Engineering and headed a group of over 200 engineers working on Government and commercial applications. Following GTE, Mr. Isaacs held R&D leadership positions at Answer Systems (acquired by Computer Associates), and served as Chief Technology Officer at Broad Daylight (sold to Primus) and at Primus Knowledge Systems until Primus’ acquisition by ATG and then Oracle. Charlie served as Chief Technology Officer and Chief Customer Officer at Kana Software, Inc. Charlie left KANA in 2009 and joined the Alcatel-Lucent/Genesys Global Innovations Group where he drove Social/Mobile Customer Service applications. Charlie joined Salesforce in 2012 and is Vice President and CTO for Customer Connection. Charlie has over 20 years of CRM experience. Mr. Isaacs holds a B.S. degree in Electrical Engineering from the University of California at Santa Barbara and an MBA from California Lutheran University. Charlie speaks worldwide about the Internet of Things (IoT) and Customer Service, and in his role at Salesforce.com Charlie evangelizes and incubates new IoT projects. He spends his free time with his 4 grandchildren and volunteering for organizations like Black Girls Code.

 John Gordon

John Gordon

Commercial IoT Group Lenovo

President

Keynote Address

John is President of the Commercial IoT Group at Lenovo. His Team’s mission is to help businesses drive relevant digital transformation by taking advantage of opportunities to leverage computing across their enterprise environments. As President of the Group, John oversees all aspects of the business including strategy, offering development, go-to-market, and delivery.John is an entrepreneurial business leader who has lived at the intersection of new technologies and business transformation. He is a frequent speaker and author that has helped business leaders navigate topics such as the practical role of AI, the opportunities for industrial IoT, and the emergence of broad-based consumer AR. His expertise is in helping global companies drive transformation for themselves and their clients.John has served in Executive Leadership roles for a number of iconic global companies. At IBM, John drove the thought leadership on smart cities and led strategy and innovation for IBM Watson. At GE, John led the creation of the world’s largest urban IoT platform and established a unified industrial transformation method. At Bose, John created the first audio-only augmented reality platform, products and ecosystem.John lives outside of Boston, Massachusetts, USA with his wife, three children, and two dogs.

 William  Ruh

William Ruh

LendLease

Chief Digital Officer

Session Title: Leading IoT Digital Transformation for industrial companies

Mr. William Ruh is the Chief Executive Officer for LendLease Digital. In this role, he is focused on building out advanced automation and analytics capabilities, as well as driving the global strategy, operations and portfolio of digital services across all of LendLease businesses. His portfolio includes the Innovation Group, Living Utilities, Technology in Property, DesignMake and the IT organization. Prior to joining LendLease, Mr. Ruh was the CEO of GE Digital and the Chief Digital Officer for GE. He grew the overall GE digital sales 2.5x and established the GE Digital business unit. During his tenure, Mr. Ruh led the charge to develop the first cloud-based platform for the industrial world. A recognized expert in the emerging Industrial Internet of Things he helped establish the Industrial Internet Consortium, was a member of the US Dept of Commerce Digital Economy Board of Advisors, Executive Board member of the Bay Area Council as well as the Co-Chair of the Bay Area Council India Initiative and is a member of the board of the Magna Corporation. A 35 year veteran of the software and internet industries, Mr Ruh has held executive management positions at Cisco, Software AG, Inc., The Advisory Board, The MITRE Corporation and Concept 5 Technologies. Mr. Ruh is an accomplished author of four technical books and a frequent speaker on such topics as industrial Internet, IoT, Industrial AI and ML and Digital Industrial Strategy. He serves on Advisory Boards for the California State University, Fullerton School of Engineering and Computer Science and the University of Virginia Department of Systems Engineering. He earned a bachelor’s and master’s degrees in Computer Science from California State University, Fullerton.

 Mateu Crespi-Alemany

Mateu Crespi-Alemany

SUEZ Smart Solutions

International Smart Metering Business Director

Redefining the water lifecycle in a digital world

Mateu Crespi-Alemany is the International Smart Metering Business Director for SUEZ Smart Solutions (Paris, France). For over 20 years, Mateu has been leading the design, development and deployment of smart water metering solutions across the globe. His work has made a difference to millions of customers and accelerated the realisation of water resilient and more liveable communities in some of the most water challenged cities in the world. From 2009 to 2018, Mateu led the deployment of smart water metering projects serving over two million customers in over 60 cities in Spain. From 2015 to 2018, Mateu led a team of 80 engineers and operators to manage meter read, bill and collect operations for over 300 cities in Spain, in Centro de Operaciones Comerciales, managing over 15 million water bills per year and actioning over 750,000 customer service calls per year. Most recently, Mateu has been leading the strategic deployment and operations of over 1.5 million smart meters across 10 countries in Europe and Asia Pacific. Mateu graduated from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, with a degree in Telecommunications Engineering before completing a Master in Communication Devices at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Télécommunications in Paris. Mateu has also participated in the Intelligent Utility Networks Learning Track at the University of Idaho.

 Chris  Bennetts

Chris Bennetts

Transport for New South Wales

Executive Director, Digital Product Delivery

Government as a catalyst for transport innovation

The Digital Products Delivery branch leads customer facing digital transformation and innovation to improve the customer experience for Transport customers. Chris leads the Future Transport program, Open Data and Apps program, Customer Feedback Systems, the Opal customer experience and product roadmap, the Digital Accelerator, and customer facing digital initiatives. Chris also leads external relationships with industry and the startup community, to drive innovation. Earlier this year, Chris was a recipient of the Public Service Medal in the Australia Day Honours List. Prior to joining Transport, Chris spent 15 years leading technology product development at companies including Nokia and Hewlett-Packard.

Dr.  Mark Simpson

Dr. Mark Simpson

eHealth NSW

Chief Clinical Information Officer and Executive Director of Clinical Engagement and Patient Safety

Session Title: Health - Improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health

Dr Mark Simpson is eHealth NSW’s Chief Clinical Information Officer and Executive Director of Clinical Engagement and Patient Safety, working collaboratively with NSW Health clinicians on transformative digital health strategies, programs and services.Mark’s most recent role was in his native UK, where he worked at the Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust as its Digital Director and held the dual responsibilities of Chief Clinical Information Officer and Director of Informatics. In 2018, Mark also became the clinical advisor to the Professional Record Standards Board in London.

 Ed Santow

Ed Santow

Australian Human Rights Commission

Commissioner

Human Rights and Technology

Edward Santow has been Human Rights Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission since August 2016. Edward leads the Commission’s work on detention and implementing the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT); refugees and migration; human rights issues affecting LGBTI people; counter-terrorism and national security; technology and human rights; freedom of expression; and freedom of religion. His areas of expertise include human rights, public law and discrimination law. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and serves on a number of boards and committees.

 Flavia Tata Nardini

Flavia Tata Nardini

Fleet Space Technologies

CEO

Communications

Flavia Tata Nardini began her career at the European Space Agency as a Propulsion Test Engineer. She then joined TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research to work on advanced space propulsion projects. In 2015, Flavia co-founded Fleet, a connectivity company set to maximise the resource efficiency of human civilisation through low cost, low power remote massive IoT. Fleet launched four of over 100 planned nanosatellites in 2018, enabling the next industrial revolution with a free, ubiquitous connectivity platform.

CONFERENCE STREAMS

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SMART CITIES

The Smart Cities conference stream aims to advance adoption of IoT solutions for enhancing citizen services and shaping more sustainable communities. This conference stream will provide insights, examples and information about urban IoT opportunities in our public places and spaces. This conference stream is based on a collaboration with multiple industry groups, government agencies, standards bodies and academia. The sessions within the conference stream will focus on key drivers and influencers that will shape the dynamics of future cities with focus on Smart Cities and Smart Buildings.  Attend our interactive workshop designed to give delegates key take homes.

Click here to view workshops and sessions. 

 Daniel Adams

Daniel Adams

City of Prospect

A/Director of Business Innovation

Session Title: Smart Cities In Action - Buildings, Precincts and Cities

Daniel has experience with the developing, implementing and managing a range of economic development initiatives for businesses and communities. Daniel is also responsible for managing a range of economic development and tourism initiatives. This has included marketing local events, tourism policy development, economic research and analysis, project management and stakeholder engagement.Daniel has lead the creation of a new Adelaide metro wireless sensor and IOT network to support local entrepreneurs and delivery of council services called Connected Cities. In its first phase, this project connected 5 Adelaide metro councils to the open source “Things Network”. This project has been such a success a second phase is currently being planned to be rolled out across 16 other SA councils. Daniel’s qualifications include, Bachelor of Business (Economics, Finance and Trade) and Bachelor of International Relations.

 Adam Beck

Adam Beck

Smart Cities Council Australia New Zealand

Executive Director

Session Title: Smart Cities In Action- Buildings, Precincts and Cities

Adam is an Executive Director with the Smart Cities Council, the world’s longest running organisation focussed on catalysing investment in smart cities action.In this role he is responsible for the oversight of the organisations Australia, New Zealand and ASEAN operations, while also being Chairman of Smart Cities Week, SCC’s global series of convenings of smart cities leaders.Prior to this Adam was Director of Innovation at Portland-based think tank EcoDistricts, where developed a collaborative governance model for urban regeneration across North America. HE was also Executive Director at the Green Building Council of Australia where is facilitated the creation of the Green Star Communities certification system for sustainable urban development.Before entering the mission-driven sector, Adam spent 15 years with global consulting firms, including almost a decade with Arup. He was a lecturer and studio lead in social impact assessment and community engagement at the University of Queensland.Adam holds advisory positions with the Swinburne Smart Cities Institute and the University of Adelaide’s Australian Smart Cities Consortium. He is also Vice Chair of the Smart Cities and Infrastructure Work Stream for the Internet of Things Alliance Australia and holds a position on the Australian Government’s Cities Reference Group.

 Simon Bryant

Simon Bryant

Orange Business Services

Head of Digital Innovation Australiasia

Session Title: Driving step change transformation for construction in Victoria with IoT led innovation

As Head of Digital Innovation for Orange Business Services in Australasia, Simon is engaged in building the new digital world by designing, delivering and operating Industrial IoT & Big Data as a Service offerings for Smart Precincts, Manufacturing, Construction, Mining, Logistics and Transport Enterprises. And leveraging the power and potential of Analytics, AI and the Data Value Chain to uncover and deliver insights that helps enterprise improve the human experience, achieve operational efficiencies and drive business growth.Prior to his role at Orange, Simon has had extensive experience driving business growth, leading business units and building digital transformation capability for global Software and IT Services businesses and their customers around the world.

 Catherine Caruana-McManus

Catherine Caruana-McManus

Meshed IoT Integrators

Co-Founder and Director

Catherine is a Co-Founder and Director of Meshed IoT Integrators, Founder of the Global Community - Giant Ideas for Smart Cities and on the Board of the IoT Alliance Australia. For 25 years, Catherine has been intimately involved in launching new technology ventures designed to serve government, telecommunications, infrastructure and the built environment sectors. As a global leader in smart sustainable cities and digital transformation, Catherine has been awarded prestigious industry awards including the IoT Ambassador Award by the IoTAA and Smart Cities Industry Leader by Smart Cities Council.Prior to Meshed, Catherine was the Director of Smart Cities and Industries for IBM and has held other executive positions for KPMG, MC2 Consulting, Telstra and PMP Communications. Catherine on the Advisory Council Member for University of Wollongong SMART Infrastructure and holds university qualifications in urban planning, economics, telecommunications, management and applied finance and has dual citizenship with the UK and Australia.

 Meredith Hodgman

Meredith Hodgman

Women in Smart Cities Global

Co-Founder and International Program Director

Meredith is the Co-Founder and International Program Director of the advocacy group, Women in Smart Cities Global, the Chair of the Smart Cities Work-Stream for the Internet of Things Alliance Australia (IOTAA) and the International Engagement Manager for the City of Sydney.Meredith has a background in law, sustainable transport, and digital transition. She is passionate about catalysing sector convergence for the cities of the future and has 10+ years of international experience in trade and investment, benchmarking and forecasting next-generation technology trends for urban economic, environmental and social efficiencies.

 Tegan Kop

Tegan Kop

City of Melbourne

5G + IoT Testbed Lead

Tegan is a technologist with a social bent working with emerging tech and data to make a better world. She believes in the power of cross-sector collaboration to solve big problems and make real lasting social change. Tegan has worked across Australia with some of the best minds in the corporate, community and government sectors to make this happen.

 Toni Trumbull

Toni Trumbull

Willow

Client Director

Session Title: Connected Places - Smart Construction, Precincts and Buildings

With 15+ years of experience in the commercial property industry, Toni has gained invaluable insight into the operational lifecycle of an asset from acquisition through to property and facilities management, leasing and disposals. Toni has worked for a number of large institutional landlords, property groups and financial institutions (including Macquarie Bank, JLL and ANZ) in a variety of roles and capacities. Her time at Macquarie Bank as an asset manager of a large portfolio of prime grade office buildings has exposed Toni to all aspects of the strategic management and operations of a large commercial asset including working closely with the property manager, facilities manager and other asset stakeholders. Toni’s strong understanding of technology, IoT and data in the built environment has been evident in the digital solutions she has helped drive at Willow for some of the world’s largest owners and occupiers, enabling them to truly connect to a world of new ideas and innovation by capturing the data-driven ecosystem of people, places and devices around them.

FOOD & AGRIBUSINESS

IoT offers great opportunities to expand Australia’s food export market - by ensuring provenance of high-value products to the end customer and increasing production yields through precision-technology farming. conference stream sessions will focus on Australia’s competitive position in food and agriculture through technology.  Attend an interactive panel session will discuss ‘The Internet of Farms - Insights from the Netherlands’ and the interactive workshop designed to take home key actions:

SESSION FOCUS: In July this year, KPMG led a delegation of senior Australian executives from the food, agribusiness, government and education sectors to the Internet of Farms in the Netherlands.  Read more. 

 Matt Brand

Matt Brand

Hort Innovation

Chief Executive Officer

Matt joined Hort Innovation as Chief Executive Officer in September 2018. He is driven by his passion to achieve what is best for the industry, farmers and growers alike. Prior to joining Hort, Matt held the position of Chief Executive Officer at NSW Farmers’ Association for nearly eight years. The largest farmer lobby group in Australia, representing all industries across horticulture, cropping, animal production including the Oyster industry. Matt’s entrepreneurial approach ensured that not only did NSW Farmers deliver outcomes for the sector but also the business. Including a strategic planning process that delivered advocacy outcomes for farmers but also improved the financial sustainability of the association. Before joining NSW Farmers’ Association in October 2010, Matt was responsible for the marketing, strategy and commercial sponsorship outcomes of the Australian Rugby Union (ARU) as General Manager of Strategy and Marketing and Head of Corporate Partnerships, Marketing and Licensing. Matt has held numerous senior marketing and commercial roles in the alcohol and soft beverage industries, with brands like Bundaberg Rum, Smirnoff, Baileys, Guinness and Moove flavoured milk. Matt has a Bachelor of Applied Science (systems) Agriculture from Hawkesbury Agricultural College and a Masters in Business (Marketing) from Monash University. In his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his family chasing waves along Sydney’s beaches. He has also been involved in the dairy industry being an owner of a cattle stud – Highlander Holsteins, as well as boutique cheese business. And more recently a part owner of an extreme sports clothing brand.

 Azaria Dobson

Azaria Dobson

NSW Department of Premier and Cabinet

Manager Activation Precincts

Session Title: Smart Food & Fibre (Agribusiness) - Agribusiness 4.0-harnessing innovation from the fourth Industrial Revolution to digitally transform the Australian agriculture sector

Azaria has over 15 years’ experience in regional strategic planning, agriculture and natural resource management. Azaria is the NSW Manager of Special Activation Precincts for the Regional Growth NSW Development Corporation. Activation Precincts are dedicated areas in regional NSW that have been identified by the NSW Government as places where businesses have the potential to thrive. The NSW Government has committed to invest in these precincts to create employment opportunities, attract businesses and investors, and facilitate economic development in regional NSW. Special Activation Precincts will be delivered as part of the $4.2 billion Snowy Hydro Legacy Fund and many precincts will have a direct focus on value-adding, agriculture and leveraging the strength of regional industries and innovation.Azaria has a strong commitment to regional economic development, fostering innovation and diversification of agricultural industries with an interest in Ag Tech, innovation and being part of the transformation of regional NSW. Azaria brings her considerable experience and passion for collaborating with communities from her previous roles over many years to assist in the development of better Government policy that will deliver tangible and sustainable results for the Regions.

 Robert Fitzpatrick

Robert Fitzpatrick

Meat & Livestock Australia Limited

Non Executive Diretor

Robert Fitzpatrick is an industry and technology expert with more than 30 years’ experience in senior executive roles across the spectrum of large corporates, government agencies, and small and medium enterprises and start-ups. He has a detailed understanding of industry representative bodies, research and higher education, retail, fast-moving consumer goods, telecommunications, and information and communications technology sectors. Mr Fitzpatrick has a passion for improving the integrity and efficiency of Australia’s agricultural sector, applying new analytics to improve on farm productivity, de-bottleneck supply chains and reduce the cost of moving product from farmgate to global markets. Mr Fitzpatrick is director of the Australian Academic and Research Network, and CEO of Gelion technologies, a leading provider of battery storage for the renewable energy sector. Mr Fitzpatrick is Chair of Integrity Systems Company Limited and a director of Meat & Livestock Australia Limited and MLA Donor Company Limited.

 Piers Hogarth-Scott

Piers Hogarth-Scott

KPMG

National Leader – Internet of Things

Session Title: The Internet of Farms – Insights from the Netherlands

Piers has 25 years digital transformation experience as a management consultant with Big 4 professional services firms and multinational digital agencies.Piers leads the IoT consulting practice at KPMG Digital Delta and works with senior business leaders to re-imagine and re-invent their organisations to become world class digital enterprises using advanced technologies, data and human insights.More specifically, with a key sector focus on Smart Food & Fibre, Smart Cities and Smart Power & Utilities, Piers helps client harness innovation from the Fourth Industrial Revolution - in particular the Internet of Things, Artificial Intelligence, Cognitive, Machine Learning and Big Data.Chairman of the Executive Council of peak industry body IoT Alliance Australia (IoTAA), and recognised by Business Age as one of the Top 50 Entrepreneurs in the UK to have made the most significant contribution to the Internet, innovation and wealth creation.

 Ben van Delden

Ben van Delden

KPMG

Partner and Head of AgriFood Tech

Session Title: The Internet of Farms – Insights from the Netherlands

Ben has extensive experience working with clients to identify and assess market and investment opportunities, commercial insights and analysis to accelerate commercialisation of research and adaptation of AgTech. Ben has an active interest in the fields of technology and of circular economies, using both to optimise value from waste in business operations. In his career at KPMG, he has held roles of Audit and Management Consulting Partner, Head of Markets and Innovation for New Zealand, Head of Markets and Head of AgriFood Tech in Australia. Ben and his teams support clients across accelerators, government, research, VC, corporates, and startups to identify and assess market and investment opportunities, bring commercial insights and analysis and accelerate commercialisation of research and technology. He is leading engagements for Agriculture Victoria in the fields of AgTech and Internet of Things, and works with several of Australia's Rural Research & Development Corporations and global Agribusiness.

WATER

Water is one of the first sessions on day one of the conference, kicking off with the question 'Is the water industry ready for IoT'? The audience will get answers as to how IoT is driving new business models, changing user behaviours and producing more sustainable ways of delivering water.  A panel of experts in their field will discuss Water innovation in real life practice.

 Terry Clapham

Terry Clapham

Southern Rural Water

Project Manager Metering

Session Title: IoT - Is the water sector ready?

Terry has over 30 years’ experience in the rural water industry in southern Victoria. He has performed a diverse range of leadership roles in irrigation district operations, water supply resource management and as an Executive Manager of Southern Rural Water. He has overseen extensive upgrading and automation of channel and piped irrigation districts and is currently implementing an automated meter reading system to irrigation meters across the lower third of Victoria. Terry’s deep operational understanding, strategic knowledge, and experience with customers and staff provide unique insights into how to move from design to implementation.

 Mateu Crespi-Alemany

Mateu Crespi-Alemany

SUEZ Smart Solutions

International Smart Metering Business Director

Redefining the water lifecycle in a digital world

Mateu Crespi-Alemany is the International Smart Metering Business Director for SUEZ Smart Solutions (Paris, France). For over 20 years, Mateu has been leading the design, development and deployment of smart water metering solutions across the globe. His work has made a difference to millions of customers and accelerated the realisation of water resilient and more liveable communities in some of the most water challenged cities in the world. From 2009 to 2018, Mateu led the deployment of smart water metering projects serving over two million customers in over 60 cities in Spain. From 2015 to 2018, Mateu led a team of 80 engineers and operators to manage meter read, bill and collect operations for over 300 cities in Spain, in Centro de Operaciones Comerciales, managing over 15 million water bills per year and actioning over 750,000 customer service calls per year. Most recently, Mateu has been leading the strategic deployment and operations of over 1.5 million smart meters across 10 countries in Europe and Asia Pacific. Mateu graduated from the Universitat Politècnica de Catalunya, Barcelona, with a degree in Telecommunications Engineering before completing a Master in Communication Devices at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure de Télécommunications in Paris. Mateu has also participated in the Intelligent Utility Networks Learning Track at the University of Idaho.

 Luke Dix

Luke Dix

SA Water

Data Analyst

Session Title: IoT - Is the water sector ready?

Luke has had a pivotal role in the evolution of SA Water’s Smart Network. After having a significant role in the development of the utility’s initial wave of smart technology in Adelaide’s CBD through his responsibilities as an asset planner for network monitoring throughout SA Water’s water network, he now lends his expertise to the continued development of the broader Smart Networks initiative as a Data Scientist. Luke holds a Bachelor of Mechanical Engineer and has worked at SA Water since joining the utility as a graduate in 2015.

 Darren Raeck

Darren Raeck

Narrabri Shire Council

Director Infrastructure Delivery

IoT - Is the water sector ready?

Darren Raeck is the Director Infrastructure Delivery at Narrabri Shire Council in North Central NSW. Darren is a Chartered Professional Civil Engineer, with a Master Degree in Business Administration, Diploma of Project Management. He has over 25 years of experience in the Water industry with extensive understanding of supply networks. His main objectives at work are to empower people with up to date information by eliminating outdated processes. Light hearted note for introduction, Darren pastimes include golf and motorcycle adventure riding, although sometime his ambitions outweigh his ability.

 Greg Ryan

Greg Ryan

Water Services Association of Australia

Manager Utility Excellence

Session Title: IoT - Is the water sector ready?

Greg is the Director of Business Excellence at the Water Services Association of Australia (WSAA). Greg has over 25 years’ experience in the water industry and oversights the utility excellence program at WSAA, seeking to enhance the outcomes for water utility customers through the use of all the internal levers available within water businesses including people, culture, technology and business systems. He has a strong focus on business transformation and the digital utility. Prior to commencing at WSAA Greg worked at South East Water in Melbourne for nearly 14 years. He also has experience as a consultant and researcher.

 Paul Siemers

Paul Siemers

Melbourne Water

Program Director - Digital Transformation

Session Title: Water innovation in practice

A strategic digital technology leader with extensive background in people leadership and management, business relationship management, technology-enabled process change, technology strategy and architecture. More than 20 years of international experience with leading companies including PricewaterhouseCoopers, IBM Business Consulting, ANZ Bank and Anglo American. Extensive experience in the resources (mining, petrochemical, water) and finance sectors. Currently employed as Director – Digital Strategy & Architecture at Melbourne Water.

ENERGY

There has been a great focus on adding renewable generation capacity to the grid.  Much of this has been in the form of Distributed Energy assets.  However, there has been less focus on the need to manage power quality across the distribution networks – leading to issues in managing phase and voltage.    The future will see a very different Distribution Network to accommodate these changes and maintain power quality.  IoT will become a significant part of managing that network, sensing at many more places than we have in the past – including beyond the meter.  Learn more about the impact of IoT on the future grid and DERM at Impact19 – are we there yet?

 Ian McLeod FAIM, GAICD

Ian McLeod FAIM, GAICD

Enzen

Energy Executive & Thought Leader

Session Title: Distributed Energy Resources (DER) - The pathway to the internet (of things) energy

Director Smart Energy Centre of Excellence for Enzen, Member of Global Executive Leadership Network and Global Ambassador for Edison Electric Institute (USA Investor Owned Utility Association), Director of National Narrowband Network Co (NNNCo) Chairman Of Queensland Futures Institute’s Energy Committee, member of 2026 Agenda Leadership Group (Federal spatial industry growth agenda) and Advisory Board member for Smart Wires (USA), Energy Thought Summit (USA), James Cook University and Monash Energy Materials and Systems Institute. Former CEO of Ergon Energy Corporation (2007-16) (top 100 Australian Company by value) with over 30 years industry experience. Associated Awards - 2015 Edison Electric Institute - Edison International Innovation Award (spatial), Energy Supply Association of Australia Innovation Award (spatial), EPRI (Electric Power Research Institute) Technology Transfer Award (smart grid), Engineers Australia award for Innovation, Research and Development (electrical storage) and 2015 Climate Alliance Business Leadership Awards for Business Innovator of the Year.

 Darren Miller

Darren Miller

Australian Renewable Energy Agency (ARENA)

Chief Executive Officer

Session Title: Distributed Energy Resources (DER) - The pathway to the internet (of things) energy

Darren Miller commenced as ARENA’s CEO on 27 August 2018. He has more than 25 years’ experience across a range of sectors including renewable energy, electricity retail, technology, finance, media and entertainment. Darren was co-founder and CEO of Mojo Power, an innovative electricity retailer, from 2015 until July 2018. He was previously the Director of Asset Finance at Sungevity Australia in 2014, and co-founder and CEO of Sumwise, a technology and services company from 2007 to 2013. Darren’s previous experience includes a position as investment manager for Publishing and Broadcasting Limited (PBL) and Consolidated Press Holdings (CPH) and roles at New Zealand Natural and Ernst & Young. Darren is a Chartered Accountant with a Bachelor of Commerce (Hons) from the University of New South Wales

 Simon Mouat

Simon Mouat

Schneider Electric Australia & New Zealand

Vice President Power Systems

Session Title: Distributed Energy Resources (DER) - The pathway to the internet (of things) energy

With over 25-year experience in the Energy, IT and Telecommunications sectors, Simon brings strong leadership skills and expert knowledge to Schneider Electric’s Energy business, as VP Power Systems. Customers want to understand where technology in the energy sector is going, what benefits it will bring to their business and what the future holds. Simon’s deep knowledge and insights into end-user needs and what is happening across industries such as oil & gas, mining, and utilities help him create impactful business outcomes. Prior to his current role, Simon was Executive General Manager, ANZ with EDMI (metering & software business), Pacific Regional Sales Leader at GE Digital Energy, and he is the Co-Founder of Alpha Telecom, both in the UK and in Australia.

 Rosemary Sinclair

Rosemary Sinclair

Energy Consumers Australia

CEO

Session Title: Distributed Energy Resources (DER) - The pathway to the internet (of things) energy

Rosemary Sinclair is the CEO of Energy Consumers Australia, a company established by the Council of Australian Governments Energy Council of Ministers in 2015 to strengthen independent consumer advocacy on national energy market matters of strategic importance and material consequence for energy consumers, in particular household and small business consumers.ECA focuses on the long-term interests of consumers of energy with respect to the price, quality, safety, reliability and security of supply of energy services.

Professor Stuart White

Professor Stuart White

Session Title: Distributed Energy Resources (DER) - The pathway to the internet (of things) energy

Director

Session Title: Energy - Distributed Energy Resource (DER) - are we there yet?

Professor Stuart White is Director of the Institute for Sustainable Futures at the University of Technology, Sydney where he leads a team of 60 researchers who create change towards sustainable futures through independent, project-based research.In 2012 he was awarded the Australian Museum Eureka Prize for Environmental Research. He is a Board member of the Australian Alliance for Energy Productivity and Climate-KIC Australia.In 2017, Stuart commissioned the first Sydney-based community IoT LoRaWAN node.

TRANSPORT

It’s the IoTAA’s aim to create an Australian Transport sector that is world leading in IoT adoption, investment, and benefits. As an association we have been working tirelessly to raise awareness of the critical importance of IoT to this sector and are deeply engaged with key stakeholders across the IoT eco-system. Sessions for this sector address challenges faced by this sector one particular session Integrated Mobility and Managing Congestion - focuses on how to keep the wheels turning while introducing new technologies and models for EV/Autonomous/Shared/Public Transport?

 Eric Bruzek

Eric Bruzek

Accenture Australia

Managing Director - Accenture Strategy CMT

Session Title: Transport: Integrated Mobility and Managing Congestion - How can we get it right while introducing new technologies and models for EV/Autonomous/Shared/ Public Transport?

Eric is a Managing Director within Accenture Australia’s Communications, Media, and Technology Strategy practice. Prior to Accenture Strategy’s global acquisition of IBB Consulting Group in October of 2017, he was a Director & Partner of IBB’s Asia/Pacific business.Eric is a Managing Director within Accenture Australia’s Communications, Media, and Technology Strategy practice. Prior to Accenture Strategy’s global acquisition of IBB Consulting Group in October of 2017, he was a Director & Partner of IBB’s Asia/Pacific business.

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Jeff Sharp

Transurban

General Manager Technology Partnerships & Innovation

Session Title: Integrated Mobility and Managing Congestion - How can we get it right while introducing new technologies and models for EV/Autonomous/Shared/Public Transport?

Jeff Sharp is driving technology innovation at Transurban, leveraging partnerships to bring diverse and innovative solutions to market. As General Manager - Technology Partnerships & Innovation, he’s charged with advancing and commercialising emergent technologies such as IoT (Internet of Things) and Data Analytics utilising cutting edge Artificial Intelligence applications. Jeff has experience across a range of technologies, spanning transportation, telecommunications, mining and healthcare sectors. He has been at the forefront of electric car charging networks in Australia and has an entrepreneurial streak, launching his own start-up. Jeff has a Bachelor of Science and a Bachelor of Engineering (Hons) from Monash University as well as being a graduate of the Australian Institute of Company Directors.

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Dom Taylor

Uber

Head of Strategy ANZ

Transport: Integrated Mobility and Managing Congestion - How can we get it right while introducing new technologies and models for EV/Autonomous/Shared/ Public Transport?

Dom joined Uber in 2014 - originally managing driver growth in Sydney before taking on a number of broader roles across the region. Dom is currently Head of Strategy & Operations for Uber's Ridesharing business across Australia and New Zealand. Prior to Uber, Dom worked in investment banking at Morgan Stanley and Macquarie Group.

MANUFACTURING

Digital strategy is no longer just about having a website, SEO and e-commerce.  IT and OT need to work together, to go beyond lean manufacturing and create a data-led organisation, enabling digital experimentation to lower your operating costs, and possibly even add value to your products.  This workshop will use an action-learning approach, centred around business case studies, to understand how and where to focus your attention to digitalize your operations.
WORKSHOP: 'Supply chain - tracking and monitoring - do it now'
WORKSHOP: 'IoT manufacturing maturity - where do you sit?'

 Chris Brugeaud

Chris Brugeaud

Ir4 and SSS Manufacturing

CEO

Session Title: Siezing the opportunity for Connected Manufacturing - Seeking to solve problems using IoT

As CEO of IR4 and SSS Manufacturing I have lead industry level change in the adaption of artificially intelligent automation systems into the manufacturing technology space. With an initial operational platform in fabricated structural steel, SSS Manufacturing is widely regarded as a global leader in this space. Just prior to finishing with Better Place I had been made globally accountable for all future engineering. This followed my development of an Australian local technology strategy that was accepted by the global business as the base platform for future development. The main focus was to provide more flexibility from newly developed electric vehicle charging infrastructure as well as the existing >$250M of assets. Prior to joining better place I spent five years developing significant growth in multiple divisions of Marand Precision Engineering as a General Manager.

 David Chuter

David Chuter

Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC)

CEO Managing Director

Session Title: Advanced Manufacturing - Intelligently connected production

David Chuter is CEO and Managing Director at the Innovative Manufacturing CRC (IMCRC) (www.imcrc.org), based in Melbourne. David is an experienced senior executive with a strong industry record in leading strategic business growth, operational management, and change in the manufacturing sector. He is passionate about local industry and creating a stronger platform for Australian manufacturing through catalysing investment in technology, innovation, collaboration, and competitiveness. David has more than thirty years of international manufacturing experience, with much of this gained in the global automotive industry.

 Chris Crozier

Chris Crozier

Orica

Chief Digital Officer

Session Title: Manufacturing: Siezing the opportunity for Connected Manufacturing - Seeking to solve problems using IoT

Chris Crozier is currently Chief Digital Officer for Orica International, the world’s largest manufacturer and supplier of explosives for mining and civil construction. In this capacity, Mr Crozier’s Digital teams support the global footprint of the organisation across Business, Customer and Manufacturing systems, including governance of Orica’s digital ecosystems, architecture, data, and cyber posture. Prior to this, Mr Crozier held executive roles within Orica as Global Vice President Supply Chain, and BHP Billiton (as Global Chief Information Officer and Global Chief Procurement Officer). A 30 year veteran of the Mining and Resources Sector, having commenced his professional life with Rio Tinto as a Research Engineer, he has experienced the highs and lows of the commodity cycle. He has worked in Asia for more than 25 years, residing in Singapore for 15 years.

 Milorad Srdic

Milorad Srdic

OMRON

Business Development

Manufacturing: Seizing the opportunity for Connected Manufacturing - Seeking to solve problems using IoT

Milorad Srdic is currently a Business Development Manager from OMRON who is one of the largest global brands in automation and technology. OMRON has an 86-year history of innovation driven by social needs across Food and Commodities, Automotive, Digital, Healthcare, Electronics, Social Systems, and Industrial Automation. In this space, OMRON has over 200,000 products. OMRON’s primary focus is Industrial Automation and, in this domain, acts as both a manufacturer of component’s and as a supplier of solutions. This puts OMRON in a leading position in emerging technologies being able to implement pioneering solutions itself before going to the market to prove true value. Considering this Milorad started out in Engineering and implementing these solutions to the Australia market with great success over the last three years. In this time building out an ecosystem of partners, suppliers, system integrators and valued customers. All of these solutions were designed around the Industry 4.0 concept and in particular, Milorad and his team have won The OMRON Global Awards in this work for a project conducted in Australia and will be featured in the 2019 OMRON Global Integrated Annual Report.

 Bradley Trewin

Bradley Trewin

Bosch Australia

Industry 4.0 Industry Development Lead

Session Title: Seizing the opportunity for Connected Manufacturing - Seeking to solve problems using IoT

Bradley Trewin is the National Sales & Business Development Manager at Bosch Australia Manufacturing Solutions. He plays a critical role in the successful management of manufacturing projects and business growth.With over 20 years’ experience across a vast range of industries, Bradley has led successful manufacturing and sales projects across the world.In 2019 Bosch was awarded the Leader in Industry 4.0 Award at the Victorian Manufacturing Hall of Fame Awards.With a wealth of industry experience and project-based knowledge, Bradley is a manufacturing expert in all Industry 4.0 technology and advancements.

HEALTH

IoTAA aims to be the leading industry body to advance IoT applications in Digital Health. IoT Impact includes conference stream sessions that demonstrate potential new models of care through innovative IoT technology to improve personal health. Our panel session improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health is guaranteed to give delegates key take-homes.

IoT Impact Workshop | Digital Revolution and ‘ME’ Through IoT
Looking through the Co-design lens:
Reframing how partnerships and co-design lead to better value healthcare. Read more.

 Duane Attree

Duane Attree

The Health Roundtable

Chief Executive

Session Title: Improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health

Duane leads the various businesses and partnerships of Potential ( x), a business that seeks to empower potential through knowledge and collaborative innovation. Most notably he is the CEO of the Health Roundtable (HRT). The HRT is a not for profit membership organization of over 160 public hospitals across ANZ. In addition Potential (x ) supports knowledge and insights for over 160 private hospitals, large disability services, and international health advice/telehealth services.

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Jane Cockburn

Kairos Now

CEO

HEALTHCARE WORKSHOP: Digital Revolution and ‘ME’ Through IoT

Jane is a leading facilitator and coach in design thinking and EBCD practices. As the founder of Kairos Now, Jane helps public and private health organisations to embrace innovation & transformational change. She is passionate about the importance of the customer, patient and consumer relationships with all other stakeholders to deliver good outcomes and better quality care in the real world.WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: This interactive two hour session will introduce participants to using Experience Based Co-design (EBCD) to reframe and look at the problems we face differently. It will be a relevant session for industry, health care professionals, learned colleagues, academia and consumers. It is no longer enough to build technology and hope it will be used in the right way. Co-designing together will enable the design of sustainable business models, adoption of technology & new models of care for consumers, carers and clinicians. Read more - https://www.iotimpact.com.au/iot-healthcare-workshop/

 Haroon Kasim

Haroon Kasim

Medical Hospitalist

Session Title: Improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health

Haroon is currently Practicing Clinician in NSW Health. He has more than a decade of experience in the Australian Healthcare System across multiple states and health services. Haroon formally trained for leadership positions within health with a deep understanding of the Australian Health system and networks. He is also a part of the RACP Clinical Practice Advisory Committee, Health Reforms Reference Group, and Integrated Care SubgroupHaroon who is a Graduate of the Cicada Accelerator Program and Medical Device Commercialization Training Program from NSW Health is a passionate advocate of leveraging digital health to enable cost-efficient and patient-centered health systems

 David Pare

David Pare

DXC

CTO

Session Title: Using IoT to enable better value care

David has over 20 years of experience in technology management consulting, leading organisations on their digital transformation Journey. As the CTO for Healthcare & Life Sciences at DXC, with over a decade in the digital health industry around the world, David is passionate about making a difference in the community. He was the WA HISA chair for two years, the co-founder of the Perth IoT community as well as the founder and chair of the IoT Alliance Australia Digital Health workgroup.

Dr.  Mark Simpson

Dr. Mark Simpson

eHealth NSW

Chief Clinical Information Officer and Executive Director of Clinical Engagement and Patient Safety

Session Title: Health - Improving Patient Care through IoT Digital Health

Dr Mark Simpson is eHealth NSW’s Chief Clinical Information Officer and Executive Director of Clinical Engagement and Patient Safety, working collaboratively with NSW Health clinicians on transformative digital health strategies, programs and services.Mark’s most recent role was in his native UK, where he worked at the Hull and East Yorkshire NHS Trust as its Digital Director and held the dual responsibilities of Chief Clinical Information Officer and Director of Informatics. In 2018, Mark also became the clinical advisor to the Professional Record Standards Board in London.

AI

If IoT is about connecting the real world to the digital and making use of the data, AI is the digital engine provides that the intelligence to predict, decide and react - what could go wrong?

WORKSHOP: 'Sustainability and the circular economy - how can IoT make an Impact?'
WORKSHOP: 'Mobility as a service 101'

 Hanno Blankenstein

Hanno Blankenstein

Unleash live

Founder and CEO

Hanno is Founder and CEO of Unleash live, an artificial intelligence-powered video and sensor platform. Previously he served as a Partner and Managing Director of the BCG Digital Ventures Asia business and was joint CEO of the award-winning strategic design firm S&C, which was acquired by The Boston Consulting Group in 2014.
Hanno started being an aviation enthusiast early and is an experienced entrepreneur, product and service innovator, coder, business builder and strategy consultant. He incubates and scales digital businesses globally and has been building and investing in companies for more than a decade.

 Peter Bonney

Peter Bonney

Coles (AI)

GM Technology

Session Title: Combining AI & IoT to create real world value

Peter is a senior technology leader with a track record of success delivering customer focused solutions underpinned by a progressive application of Design, Digital and Data. With 16 years’ experience across Retail, Financial Services, Public Sector and Telecommunications, Peter has demonstrated effective leadership of large teams through a focus on vision and strategy. His passion for technology is focused in research and development of emerging technology and it’s trans-formative impact on culture and capability within organisations.

 Geof Heydon

Geof Heydon

Astrolabe Group Pty Ltd & Internet of Things (IoT) Alliance

Principal Consultant

Session Title: Combining AI & IoT to create real world value

Geof co-founded the IOT Alliance, Australia - IoTAA in 2015 and today is their principal consultant and Chair of the Platforms and Interoperability Workstream. Geof is currently working in Smart City initiatives and developing Digital 5G and IoT Strategy, Data Sharing Policy and risk analysis for local Governments with his own consultancy and with the Astrolabe Group. He also Chairs the Australian Computer Society’s (ACS’s) Data Sharing Technical Committee and sits on the ACS Technical Board and chairs Standards Australia IoT committee and participates in their Smart City initiatives. Extensive practical executive management, innovation and consulting experience in Telecommunications, Science and the emerging digital economy, Smart Cities and Internet of

 Chris Mendes

Chris Mendes

The Yield

Chief Technology Officer

Session Title: Combining AI & IoT to create real world value

Chris is the Chief Technology Officer at The Yield. The Yield is an agricultural technology scale-up providing advanced Machine Learning driven decision support tools for agriculture based on microclimate sensing data.Chris and his team at The Yield look after development of their IoT network, software platform, apps and, most importantly, their AI systems. His focus over the last 6 months has been making highly scalable data science happen – The Yield systems run about 1000 models a day providing hyper-local weather predictions for growers across Australia.Chris is an experienced CTO and consulting Enterprise Architect specialising in the Machine Learning, the Internet of Things and Big Data. Before coming to The Yield, Chris worked at Sirca – capturing every stock market transaction globally and delivering this data to major institutions and hedge funds around the world. The systems at Sica held over a 500 trillion rows of stock data spanning 20 years and captured millions of transactions per second.He has hands-on experience in the development and rollout of industrial scale Machine Learning, IoT and Big Data and Analytics systems. He is a start-up mentor and Angel Investor and is a respected speaker on Big Data and the Internet of Things.Chris holds degrees in Electrical Engineering, Computer Science and Physics.

 Mallika Sathi

Mallika Sathi

Mastercard Australasia

Vice President and Head of Cyber & Intelligence

Session Title: Combining AI & IoT to create real world value

Mallika is Vice President and Head of Cyber & Intelligence at Mastercard, Australasia and has been with the organization since May 2016.Mallika is responsible for a portfolio of products at Mastercard including authentication, fraud monitoring, biometrics, Artificial Intelligence and digital identity solutions, to help banks and merchants predict, detect and prevent fraud.She has more than 20 years’ experience across banking, eCommerce and technology sectors and has held leadership roles in product management, strategy development and commercial partnerships.

CYBER SECURITY & NETWORK RESILIENCE

Increased cyber-attacks through connected devices continue to pose significant obstacles to IoT adoption. These sessions tackle the privacy issues with interoperability and an insight into best practices. Cyber security and IoT innovations are inseparable. To successfully drive innovations in IoT, businesses must first define and deploy the right cyber defense approach. Join this conference stream to discuss the strategic frameworks to future-proof your organization.  WORKSHOP: 'IoT Security Certification - what does it mean?'

Keynote |  Importance of ensuring stakeholders understand the difference between Security, Safety and Privacy.
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Panel Session | Security, Safety & Privacy, what’s the difference?
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Workshop | IoT Security & Network Resilience the current state of play.
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Workshop & Case Study | How to apply the IoT Reference Framework
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 Angela Coble

Angela Coble

Johnson & Johnson

Business Technology Leader – Director | Co-Chair Women's Leadership & Inclusion for Australia & New Zealand

Session Title: Importance of ensuring stakeholders understand the difference between Security, Safety and Privacy

Angela Coble is a senior ICT leader and internationally published author, with experience in healthcare, utilities and finance. Ange is passionate about using technology to improve wellness in the community by powering preventative, remote and pre- and post-operative in home care solutions. Her more than 20 years of leadership experience include senior positions within the Medical Devices Healthcare industry in Security and Technology and Electricity Supply industry, including Group Manager Business Planning Infrastructure Operations for NSW. Ange has an MBA from USQ, and a Bachelor of Business from USQ. She gained her Certification as an Information Security Manager from ISACA and qualified in Information Security Risk Management at the SANS institute. Ange holds qualifications across various domains, has embarked on her PhD (leadership in tech & impact of Women in tech) and is an Advisory Board Member with CEC (IDG company), regularly contributes to publications and events such as CeBIT, Women InTech and emerging technology start-up advisory’s.

 Julia Fossi

Julia Fossi

eSafety Commission

Safety by Design and New and Emerging Policy Lead

Session Title: Security, Safety & Privacy, what’s the difference?

Julia Fossi is an Expert Advisor at the eSafety Commissioner. She is the project lead for Safety by Design – an initiative that places the safety and rights of users at the centre of the design, development and deployment of online products and services . She also provides a range of high-level policy support and advice across eSafety on a range of new and emerging issues and challenges. Prior to this, Julia was Associate Head of Child Online Safety at the NSPCC, a child protection charity in the UK, and has held a number of positions in the UK Government where she developed, implemented and delivered child and survivor-centred policies and strategies across a wide-range of high profile and sensitive policy areas.

 Geoff Gerrand

Geoff Gerrand

Telstra’s Regulatory Affairs department

Principal Regulatory Advisor

Session Title: IoTAA WSe3 - IoT Security & Network Resilience the current state of play

Geoff Gerrand has over 25 years’ experience in the Australian telecommunications industry, where he has performed a diverse range of roles from protocol engineering to product manager. Geoff currently works as a Principal Regulatory Advisor in Telstra’s Regulatory Affairs department on matters related to 5G, IoT and Autonomous Vehicles. Geoff has a keen interest in internet security and is the secretary of the Cyber-Security and Network Resilience workstream at the IoTAA.

 Laura Lees

Laura Lees

Security and Risk Leader

Session Title: Security, Safety & Privacy, what’s the difference?

Laura has over 20 years experience in Information Technology focusing on Cyber Security for more than 15 of those including senior positions in Banking and Finance Security teams. She is an avid volunteer having joined the AISA Sydney Branch committee in 2008 and the Sydney ISACA Chapter's Board of Directors in 2018 and is their current treasurer. She has helped organise National conferences, Annual Member's Lunches along with regular Professional Development sessions. Laura is passionate about security of IoT and participates in the IoTAA's security stream.In her day job, Laura is the Head of Information Security - APAC at an Australian Financial Services company leading a team helping to protect the personal information of millions of Australians.

 Matt Tett

Matt Tett

Enex TestLab

Managing Director

Session Title: Security, Safety & Privacy, what’s the difference?

Matt Tett is the Managing Director of Enex TestLab (www.testlab.com.au), an independent ISO17025 accredited testing laboratory with a 30-year history, ISO 9001 certification and a University heritage. He is also the chairman of Cyber Security firm Enex Carbon.

 Graham Williamson

Graham Williamson

Kuppingercole

Senior Analyst

Session Title: Security, Safety & Privacy, what’s the difference?

Graham has thirty years’ experience in the Information Technology industry with expertise in identity and access control management, public key infrastructure and industrial automation. He commenced his career in information technology with Bell Canada and moved to Australia with Digital Equipment Corporation as manager of the CMR21 industrial computer. Graham has played a principal role in the analysis and implementation of a number of major information technology projects for state and federal governments in Australia and Singapore, and the healthcare sector in the Northern Territory and Hong Kong.Graham holds an electrical engineering degree from the University of Toronto and a Master of Business Administration from Bond University. Graham is an active participant in the Institute of Management Consultants and the Australian Information Industry Association.Graham’s latest book is: “Identity Management: A Business Perspective”, 2017, MC Press, Boise, ID.

COMMUNICATIONS

There are plenty of options available – and now – for connecting massive numbers of IoT sensors, across all parts of Australia. What’s holding us up?  Attend this conference stream for more insight.

 David Lamb

David Lamb

Food Agility CRC Ltd.

Chief Scientist

Session Title: Cotton Farm in Moree Rural Case Study

David is a physicist and has worked in precision agriculture for more than 25 years. He has led more than 40 industry-funded R&D projects. In 2002 he established the University of New England's Precision Agriculture Research Group, and more recently the internationally renowned SMART Farm project. David recently completed reviews of telecommunications challenges and opportunities for a number of agriculture sectors is an advisor on a number of sector-specific technical innovation groups and communities of interest. David currently serves as the UNE-hosted, Chief Scientist in Food Agility, a $150M+, 10 year Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) focussed on transforming the agrifood sector using the power of digital.

 Flavia Tata Nardini

Flavia Tata Nardini

Fleet Space Technologies

CEO

Communications

Flavia Tata Nardini began her career at the European Space Agency as a Propulsion Test Engineer. She then joined TNO, the Netherlands Organisation for Applied Scientific Research to work on advanced space propulsion projects. In 2015, Flavia co-founded Fleet, a connectivity company set to maximise the resource efficiency of human civilisation through low cost, low power remote massive IoT. Fleet launched four of over 100 planned nanosatellites in 2018, enabling the next industrial revolution with a free, ubiquitous connectivity platform.

 Tony Tilbrook

Tony Tilbrook

NNNCo

COO/CTO

Session Title - Communications - Time to Connect

NNNCo are a leading Australian IoT Enterprise provider and LoRaWAN network operator building solutions for a range of verticals including cities, industry, utilities and agriculture. Tony is a highly strategic and experienced technical and operations Executive who has been the strategic lead for the company’s development of the N2N-DL data platform which enables the entire IoT ecosystem. Tony was the CTO of BigAir Group leading the Design & Construct team for the Fixed Wireless network infrastructure. Previous to that, he was Director Technology and Business at StarTech Communications where he was responsible for the financial and technical outcomes of the business.

BLOCKCHAIN

In a future world where we will be swamped with data generated by the Internet of Things it will be essential to understand data authenticity to sort the good from the bad, the valuable from the worthless. When does it make sense to use blockchain?  attend this conference stream for answers.

 Warwick Powell

Warwick Powell

Beefledger

Chairman

Session Title: Data authenticity and compliance – when does blockchain fit?

Warwick began his career in academia, teaching Chinese history and European cultural history at Griffith University. In Government, Warwick was Mr Rudd’s personal private secretary and researcher before taking on the role of Advisor to the Minister for Mines and Energy. He moved from Government to private industry in 1996 and founded an economics and statistics research company. He is the chairman and founder of Sister City Partners Limited, a not-for-profit investment bank focusing on developing links between regional Australia and the markets of Asia. Through this work, Warwick has experience in diverse industries including cattle and sheep production and processing, information and communication technology, infrastructure, energy, natural resources, travel and tourism and property development. He is a director of a number of funds management companies responsible for funds established under an ASIC-approved Australian Financial Services License.He continues to teach professional courses in areas such as innovation, creativity, regional economic development and blockchain technology with James Cook University and Edith Cowan University.

DATA USE

With vast resources of data already out there and a tsunami of additional data coming, getting access to the data we need is fundamental for Australia’s future economic benefit. How can we manage that and protect national, business and consumer interests?

 Philip Gould

Philip Gould

Dept of the Prime Minister and Cabinet

Assistant Secretary, Office of National Data Commissioner

Session Title: Data ecosystem management - unlocking the value, protecting the user

Phillip Gould is the Assistant Secretary of the Office of the National Data Commissioner Branch (NDC), at the Department of Prime Minister and Cabinet. Having worked in the fields of banking and finance, holding a PhD in Time Series Econometrics and working with the Australian Bureau of Statistics for seven years in Methodology and Data Integration, Phillip holds a valuable breadth of knowledge to support the Office of the NDC. In this role, Phillip will be orchestrating reforms to the Australian data system, through new data sharing and release legislation to improve the value of public data.

 Emma Hossack

Emma Hossack

Medical Software Industry Association

CEO

Session Title: Data ecosystem management - unlocking the value, protecting the user

Emma Hossack is the CEO of the Medical Software Industry Association (MSIA) . MSIA represents over 90% of the providers of all the providers of health software in Australia. over 91% of all MBS/PBS transactions involve MSIA member software.Prior to this appointment in December 2018, Emma was the CEO of Extensia, a leading Australian supplier of software solutions and technologies for the health care sector. Additionally, Emma was the CEO of Binder, an information logistics platform used across all industry sectors.Extensia deployed a number of implementations of privacy by design shared electronic health record systems across Australia over the past decade. Extensia responded to the global need for systems to more effectively exchange information in aged care, chronic disease, indigenous care and disability sectors. Extensia achieved this through the deployment of inter operable flexible software. Extensia’s platform enables individual autonomy and dignity as well as improved health outcomes & efficiencies.Now based in Brisbane, Emma’s other interests and positions include membership of the Health Informatics Society Australia, Past President and current member of iappANZ (Australian and New Zealand International Association of Privacy Professionals) and representative on many jurisdictional and Commonwealth Government reference groups and boards.

 Peter Leonard

Peter Leonard

Data Synergies

Principal at Data Synergies and Professor of Practice at UNSW Business School

Session Title: Data ecosystem management - unlocking the value, protecting the user

Peter Leonard is a data and technology business consultant and lawyer advising data-driven businesses and government agencies. He is the principal of Data Synergies and Professor of Practice at UNSW Business School (IT Systems and Management, Business and Taxation Law). Peter was a founding partner of Gilbert + Tobin, a large Australian law firm. He chairs the IoTA’s Data Access, Use and Privacy workstream, the Law Society of New South Wales’ Privacy and Data Committee and the Australian Computer Society’s Artificial Intelligence and Ethics Technical Committee. He serves on a number of corporate and advisory boards, including of the NSW Data Analytics Centre.

Dr. Ian Oppermann

Dr. Ian Oppermann

NSW Data Analytics Centre

Chief Data Scientist and CEO

Session Title: Data ecosystem management - unlocking the value, protecting the user

Dr. Ian Oppermann is the NSW Government Chief Data Scientist and CEO of the NSW Data Analytics Centre. Ian has 25 years’ experience in the ICT sector and, has led organizations with more than 300 people, delivering products and outcomes that have impacted hundreds of millions of people globally.

 Ed Santow

Ed Santow

Australian Human Rights Commission

Commissioner

Human Rights and Technology

Edward Santow has been Human Rights Commissioner at the Australian Human Rights Commission since August 2016. Edward leads the Commission’s work on detention and implementing the Optional Protocol to the Convention Against Torture (OPCAT); refugees and migration; human rights issues affecting LGBTI people; counter-terrorism and national security; technology and human rights; freedom of expression; and freedom of religion. His areas of expertise include human rights, public law and discrimination law. He is a Senior Visiting Fellow at the University of New South Wales (UNSW) and serves on a number of boards and committees.

 Greg Schneider

Greg Schneider

Quantium

Executive Director

Session Title: Data ecosystem management - unlocking the value, protecting the user

Greg co-founded Quantium in 2002 and led the teams responsible for many of Quantium’s innovative solutions in software, marketing, media and pricing. With an eye on the next frontier, Greg focusses on bringing new strategies and capabilities to Quantium and its clients. Greg started his career over 25 years ago in the UK, working in the Lloyd’s of London insurance market. After moving to Australia, he led the technical division within GIO. Before co-founding Quantium, Greg started the customer analytics practice area at Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu. He holds a Bachelor of Science in Statistics and Actuarial Science, and is an Associate of the Institute of Actuaries of Australia.

CONFERENCE WORKSHOPS

Are you ready to implement IoT in your organisation? or still deciding if it's right for your organisation?  Each conference workshop is a two hour interactive session providing delegates with hands-on experience and skills to take home. Enjoy a facilitated workshop environment that fosters creativity, exploration and collaboration, combining diversity of expertise.
Also, make new connections and partnerships, enable the momentum to continue.

Explore our workshops:

Sustainability and the circular economy - How Can IoT make an Impact?
The digital transformation is also transforming our global economy - world leaders are preparing for a new Circular Economy that will be sustainable, connected and will disrupt business as usual. The Circular Economy is decoupling economic growth from resource use and in doing so giving birth to new sustainable sharing and reuse businesses, infrastructure and services. Join our interactive workshop to understand how important IoT is to an Australian Circular Economy and help create your own circular projects.

Cyber Security Workshop
Making sense of IoT Security

Startup Workshop
IoTAA’s startup and innovation stream is bringing you a workshop to connect with the Australian IoT startup community. We will show you how to navigate through the Australian IoT startup ecosystem and present you with the results of our ecosystem survey. You will learn about innovative business models enabled by IoT and how to use human-centred design to craft IoT solutions that will resonate with your customers. Our panel of IoT startup experts will explore the challenges and opportunities of running an IoT startup in Australia.

Supply Chain
Learn about the latest Australian innovations, use-cases and real-world business benefits in IoT-enabled Supply Chain and Logistics. The program will include highly-interactive accelerated learning workshop sessions with some of the leading organisations in this space.

Health Co-design Workshop
Digital Revolution and ‘ME’ Through IoT, read more about this workshop, click here. 

Digital readiness for your manufacturing business

Water: Overcoming challenges of adopting IoT

Food & Agribusiness: IoT Impact Workshop: IoT, data and the drought
Farmers are experimenters and innovators by their nature. The Agtech market is booming and most modern farms have a plethora of technology generating oceans of data. But data is useless if we can’t make sense of it. IoT might be the key to connecting technology and data in a way that can help farmers manage the complexities of a harsh and often unpredictable climate.

Empathy is the keyword in this dynamic workshop that aims to put you in the boots of an Australian farmer. You will be encouraged to better understand the experience of farmers as they live and work on drought-affected land. What are the first things they think about each morning? What are their priorities? How do they evaluate short, medium and long-term risks? How do they value and track natural capital alongside traditional assets?

This is just the first step in a fast-paced challenge that will take you through an innovation process that puts the end-user at the very center of technology development. You will rapidly test ideas and prototypes and constantly be challenged to ask yourself: what is the problem we are solving and who are we solving it for?

If you’re interested in agriculture and food systems, and their interface with technology, then this workshop is for you. Equally, if you want to learn new design-led innovation approaches, or if you just like eating safe healthy food, you’ll also get a lot out of the facilitated session.

W3C - The Impact of Standards on IoT Implementations
This Workshop will be led by J. Alan Bird of W3C (World Wide Web Consortium) which is the international community where Member organizations, a full-time staff, and the public work together to develop Web standards.   You will hear presentations from W3C as well as several of their Member Organizations about how the implemented of Global Web Standards has improved the IoT implementations in areas including Smart Cities, Smart Manufacturing and other industries.  It is designed to stimulate discussion in these areas and to identify additional areas of improvement for these standards which will benefit the breadth of IoT implementations in Australia and globally.

Enterprise IoT: From the Art of the Possible to the Art of the Practical
The hot discussion on how IoT will drive business transformation has lasted for more than a decade. However, for many of us, it is disappointing that enterprise IoT has not yet ”crossed the chasm” to larger full-scale adoption. Difficult value-based pricing, hard to maintain custom apps, complex lifecycle management of many technology vendors, hesitancy to invest without an upgrade path all creates barriers. Our challenge now is to evolve from thinking about the Art of the Possible to the Art of the Practical. John Gordon, President of the Commercial IoT Group at Lenovo will share practical insights on what it takes to own, manage, and support technology solutions at scale pulled from bot the industry and Lenovo’s history of global technology support

Dr. Melanie Ayre

Dr. Melanie Ayre

CSIRO

Optimisation and Financial Risk Analytics Group Leader

WORKSHOP: Digital readiness for your manufacturing business

Melanie Ayre is a research consultant specialising in the interaction between people and information systems, or how to translate digital systems designed by researchers into production use. She leads the Optimisation and Financial Risk Analytics research group in Data61's Decision Sciences program, who are scientists and engineers working in technologies that support decision-making under uncertainty, ranging from path analysis and diagnosis through combinatorial optimisation, real options and risk modelling. These are used in domains including finance, transport, manufacturing and mining. Melanie is developing an interest in Industry 4.0 and the spread of Industry 4.0, again focussing on how businesses engage with this transition, and how technologists can make their solutions more accessible. This includes leading situational awareness projects, which combine planning, sense-making of conflicting real-time information, and rescheduling approaches to support decision-making in mixed manual and automated manufacturing build processes.

 Alan Bird

Alan Bird

W3C

Global Business Development Leader

WORKSHOP:The Impact of Standards on IoT Implementations

Mr. Bird's career in the IT industry since the early 1970s has focused on enterprise systems management and applications development and management, specializing in the building of partnerships in these arenas to benefit end-users. Mr. Bird's prior work experience includes the following:
•Led North American Business Development efforts for AEP Networks and the global Business Development efforts for Cyber-Ark Software.
•Served as Director, Solutions and Technologies, Global Cisco Alliance at IBM. In that role Mr. Bird was responsible for driving the integration between the various IBM and Cisco Technology and Sales organizations to bring unique, differentiated value to both companies customers.
•In an earlier IBM role, served as Director, Alliance Development, IBM SWG. In that role his team's overall mission included driving a set of Strategic Alliances (Nokia, Cisco, Intel, Avaya, Novell) and developing the strategy for the Software Group's Alliances activities.
•Led Tivoli's business development and alliances activities within the Network Communications Business. Previously, he was director of the Tivoli Partner Association, where he led the evolutions of Tivoli's industry-leading partnering programs. Bird joined Tivoli in June 1997 to manage and assist the rapid growth being experienced by the Tivoli 10/Plus Association.
•Served as Director of marketing, product management and product line sales for Compuware; one of Tivoli's long-term industry partners. One of his functions while at Compuware was to define and develop the relationship between the two companies.
•Worked for Legent in various channel definition and business development capacities.

Mr. Bird lives in the Boston area with his wife and son and travels extensively throughout the US, Europe and Asia on company business

 Mike Briers

Mike Briers

Food Agility

Founding CEO

WORKSHOP: IoT Impact Workshop: IoT, data and the drought

Mike was named in the Knowledge Nation 100 as Australia’s chief evangelist for big data and the internet of things (IoT) and appointed Australia’s first Industry Professor of IoT at UTS. He is the Founding CEO of Food Agility CRC and is also a co-founder and Director of the Internet of Things Alliance Australia and of the Knowledge Economy Institute.
Mike’s pioneering efforts in fintech and e-research led to the global success of SIRCA and the founding of big data company RoZetta, e-research service provider Intersect Australia, and co-founding of Capital Markets CRC and AgTech business, The Yield. In 2016 Mike was recognised in the Queen's Birthday honours roll and was appointed as an Officer in the General Division of the Order of Australia for his distinguished service to the finance and digital technology sectors

 Angela Chan

Angela Chan

Schneider Electric

Head of Innovation and Growth, Pacific Zone

WORKSHOP: Sustainability and the circular economy: how can IoT make an impact

Angela Bee Chan is the Head of Innovation and Growth at Schneider Electric Pacific where her purpose is to foster a culture of innovation to accelerate growth initiatives that are sustainable and profitable for the organisation. She is also the Founder and CEO of Hackathons Australia where her work is on purposeful programs aligned with the UN Sustainable Development Goals. Angela is also a TedX speaker, ARN ICT Women in ICT Award winner and some call her Australia’s Innovation Hacker.

 Jane  Cockburn

Jane Cockburn

Kairos Now

CEO

HEALTHCARE WORKSHOP: Digital Revolution and ‘ME’ Through IoT

Jane is a leading facilitator and coach in design thinking and EBCD practices. As the founder of Kairos Now, Jane helps public and private health organisations to embrace innovation & transformational change. She is passionate about the importance of the customer, patient and consumer relationships with all other stakeholders to deliver good outcomes and better quality care in the real world.WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION: This interactive two hour session will introduce participants to using Experience Based Co-design (EBCD) to reframe and look at the problems we face differently. It will be a relevant session for industry, health care professionals, learned colleagues, academia and consumers. It is no longer enough to build technology and hope it will be used in the right way. Co-designing together will enable the design of sustainable business models, adoption of technology & new models of care for consumers, carers and clinicians. Read more - https://www.iotimpact.com.au/iot-healthcare-workshop/

 Sean Cohen

Sean Cohen

SUEZ Smart Solutions

Senior Manager, Smart Water

Water: Overcoming challenges of adopting IoT

Sean is the Senior Manager Smart Water for Suez Australia & New Zealand, and works to add intelligence to the infrastructure that supports our communities.
Sean brings a unique perspective on how intelligent systems collide and integrate with people. He has built a career on technology development and deployment, including substations, water & waste treatment plants, award winning communications systems, and medical devices.
“Smart Cities” have considered only how the city will adapt to the people, not the other way around. The IOT era opens new possibilities for closing the loop between customers and the systems that support them – helping people realise they’re part of an ecosystem, and how their behaviour affects their community.

 Dean Dobson

Dean Dobson

Sensavation

Founder

WORKSHOP: Kickstart your IoT Startup innovation journey

Dean Dobson (B. Eng. Elec) has over 30 years’ experience as a technologist working in the Banking, Oil & Gas and IT industries, with almost 25 years at Microsoft in technology and business roles including IT Strategy consulting, Services Practice Management, Sales Management and finally was responsible for risk, governance and business transformation for Microsoft’s Services Division in Asia Pacific. Dean is currently a founder of two Australian IoT Startups; Sensavation that markets an application enablement software IoT platform (Sensahub) and Buildvation that develops leading-edge sensor and display solutions for the construction and resources sectors. Dean also is active in the Startup community as an Angel investor and provides Startup business mentoring including board roles as Non-Executive Director.

 Lisa McLean

Lisa McLean

Open Cities

CEO

SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP: Sustainability and the circular economy - how can IoT make an Impact

Lisa has been successfully influencing government and changing the policy framework and regulations to enable the zero carbon economy and new utility and mobility models for the past 16 years. This work has covered the energy, water, waste and mobility sectors in the UK and Australia. As part of the founding global team for the Clinton Foundation’s Clinton Climate Initiative (CCI) Lisa worked with the C40 global city CCI partners, and local and transnational businesses to facilitate large-scale sustainability programs and carbon reductions. In partnership with the Mayors of the largest global cities she produced and shared best practice approaches for procuring and building sustainable infrastructure and services and was London City Director for CCI.In Australia, Lisa initiated and established the Australian Solar Thermal Association (AUSTELA), advised electric mobility providers, and worked with Flow Systems from a start-up sustainable water utility to its major role in shaping a new sustainable water and now multi-utility market.Starting her career as a journalist for 2GB Radio, NINE TV, The Australian, and then ABC TV, Lisa reported from Canberra on the workings of the national Parliament and the Australian Government. She then moved to advising Ministers and Premiers on communications and climate policy.As CEO of Open Cities, Lisa is working to transition utility and mobility markets to the future - to precinct scale solutions that democratise infrastructure, decarbonise the economy and put downward pressure on utility bills. She is an advocate for the Circular Economy and prosumer rights.

 Nam Nguyen

Nam Nguyen

InFyra

Managing Principal

WORKSHOP: IoTAA WSe3: IoT Security & Network Resilience: the current state of play

Nam has over 25 years of experience in the ICT industry and has deep and broad technology knowledge and skills in telecoms, IoT and emerging technologies. He has held a diverse range of roles from engineer to solution architect, to business and technology strategy consultant. He has been an active and contributing member of the IoT Alliance Australia, IoTAA since 2016, and is the author of the IoT Reference Framework, developed for the IoTAA. At Infyra, Nam focuses on providing advisory services to enterprises and local governments on IoT, emerging tech and digital transformation strategy.

 Pascal Perez

Pascal Perez

University of Wollongong

Director of the SMART Infrastructure Facility

SUSTAINABILITY WORKSHOP: Sustainability and the circular economy - How can IoT make an Impact

Senior Professor Pascal Perez is a world leader in transport and urban modeling, as well as smart infrastructure and city solutions. He is currently Director of the SMART Infrastructure Facility at the University of Wollongong, overseeing research in infrastructure-related fields such as water and energy efficiency, future transport and mobility, smart cities and communities, or infrastructure system engineering and logistics. As Director he is responsible for SMART’s academic governance and for establishing strategic scientific partnerships in Australia and beyond. Snr Prof Perez was the catalyst behind the regional Digital Living Lab, a ‘smart communities’ initiative, funded by the University of Wollongong, aiming to offer a public and free-to-air internet-of-Things (IoT) network across the Illawarra and Shoalhaven regions in order to encourage the creation of problem-driven and community-oriented smart solutions with local start-ups, SMEs, Councils and associations.Snr Prof Perez is a Fellow of the Royal Society of NSW and of the Modelling and Simulation Society of Australia and New Zealand (MSSANZ). He is also a member of the National Scientific Committee of the Australian Urban Research Infrastructure Network (AURIN). More recently, he was invited to join the International Advisory Board of UK’s Collaboratorium for Research on Infrastructure and Cities (UKCRIC).Snr Prof Perez has published over 200 scientific papers. In 2006, he co-edited with his colleague David Batten the book ‘Complex Science for a Complex World’ (ANU E Press).

 John Quinn

John Quinn

Taggle Systems

Managing Director

WORKSHOP: Kickstart your IoT Startup innovation journey

John is the Managing Director at Taggle Systems, leading IoT provider to the water industry in Australia and now expanding into overseas markets. John has over 25 years industry experience initially as a business analyst in information technology then he moved into sales and marketing, which gave him the ability to craft solutions for specific customer problems. When the opportunity with Taggle was presented to John, the company’s technical capabilities and the opportunity to provide solutions to the particular problems faced by the water sector was compelling to him. Since joining Taggle in 2015, John has overseen many developments in the IoT space in relation to low power wide area networks, sensors and telemetry devices and data analysis software.

 Rian Sullings

Rian Sullings

City West Water

Strategic Projects, Digital Metering

Water: Overcoming challenges of adopting IoT

Rian has been working in the fields of digital water metering and IoT for the past 10 years where he has focused on leveraging new technologies to achieve customer outcomes and water efficiency improvements. He has pioneered the development, commercialisation, and adoption of many IoT technologies in the water industry including LPWAN communications.
Rian is leading operational technology in digital metering and IoT at City West Water. The digital metering program will see digital water meters deployed at all properties across Melbourne and significant water and cost savings for the city.

 Matthew Tati

Matthew Tati

IoT Alliance Australia

Co-chair IoT Start-up Innovation Workstream

STARTUP WORKSHOP: Kick start your IoT Startup innovation journey

Matthew is a project manager, consultant and innovator with nearly 20 years’ experience in digital, mobile and the Internet of Things. His experience includes work with corporates, government agencies, and start-ups across Australia and in the USA. He has managed the delivery of some of Australia’s largest and highest-profile eCommerce projects and was previously Mobile Lead in the Digital Innovation team at BOC Gas (a member of the Linde Global manufacturing group). A graduate of the inaugural CSIRO OnConnect IoT Accelerator program, Matthew is currently Director of Milcane Consulting where he helps organisations, including start-ups to manage digital and IoT projects.WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION IoTAA’s startup and innovation stream is bringing you a workshop to connect with the Australian IoT startup community. We will show you how to navigate through the Australian IoT startup ecosystem and present you with the results of our ecosystem survey. You will learn about innovative business models enabled by IoT and how to use human-centred design to craft IoT solutions that will resonate with your customers. Our panel of IoT startup experts will explore the challenges and opportunities of running an IoT startup in Australia.

 Felicity Turner

Felicity Turner

Deloitte

Partner

STARTUP WORKSHOP: SUSTAINABILITY AND THE CIRCULAR ECONOMY - How Can IoT make an Impact?

Felicity is a Partner in Deloitte’s Analytics and Cognitive practice, specialising in data and analytics. She has over 20 years’ experience in cloud, data, artificial intelligence, machine learning and Internet of Things with a successful track record in delivering business and financial value through innovation and technology, working alongside and in Australian Tech Startups. Felicity has extensive experience in working with clients to plan, architect, design and implement information management capabilities to support cognitive and AI outcomes to drive innovation and results.WORKSHOP DESCRIPTION IoTAA’s startup and innovation stream is bringing you a workshop to connect with the Australian IoT startup community. We will show you how to navigate through the Australian IoT startup ecosystem and present you with the results of our ecosystem survey. You will learn about innovative business models enabled by IoT and how to use human-centred design to craft IoT solutions that will resonate with your customers. Our panel of IoT startup experts will explore the challenges and opportunities of running an IoT startup in Australia.

 Luke Wood

Luke Wood

Escavox

CEO

Supply chain: tracking and monitoring - do it now

Luke is CEO & Co-Founder of escaVox; a company passionate about making our food supply chains more efficient and transparent. Luke graduated from the University of Huddersfield in 1996 with a BSc (Hons) in Logistics Management. He moved to Australia in 2001, deploying technology into industrialised settings through various start-ups, consulting and smaller companies. He spent a number of years in the US after founding an RFID asset management company in the oil industry. Prior to his current role he was Head of Supply Chain Systems - Strategy & Innovation for Woolworths.